Tom Lanham

Wild Moccasins survive, and thrive, after big breakup

Houston alt-rock quartet Wild Moccasins is going strong, despite the breakup of…

Fifth time’s the charm for LP

It was starting to become one of rock’s most enduring mysteries: Why…

Emily King invigorated by a change of scenery

Growing up in a tony Manhattan apartment with her musician parents felt…

English prog rockers Soft Machine play on

Although none of Soft Machine’s original 1966 lineup (of Mike Ratledge, Hugh…

Los Angeles punk greats Flesh Eaters playing new tunes

How difficult could it be to capture lightning in a bottle a…

Mother Mother’s Ryan Guldemond not served by ‘total abstinence’

Mother Mother bandleader Ryan Guldemond — sensing himself sliding into drug-fueled debauchery…

Your Smith says things Caroline Smith wouldn’t

Somewhere out there in the ether floats a mixed and mastered album…

Ashlee and Evan get a little help from EWF’s Verdine White

Jessica Simpson’s punky kid sister Ashlee Simpson is a survivor. After her…

Amen Dunes’ ‘Freedom’ inspired by dark times, film

It’s taken him 12 years, but gritty R&B stylist Damon McMahon thinks…

Spacehog’s Royston Langdon goes solo

Ex-Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon’s December trip to his hometown, Leeds -- which…

Songstress Vienna Teng tackles the environment at her day job

Saratoga-bred keyboardist Vienna Teng doesn’t technically have a new album to promote…

2018: Looking back at the best in rock

Musically speaking, 2018 wasn’t too memorable. You really had to dig for…

Les Claypool teams with Sean Lennon for psychedelic delirium

Primus bandleader Les Claypool admits that he just can’t help it --…

Dave Meniketti keeps on going with Y&T — and wine

Dave Meniketti is unapologetic when explaining the career longevity of his metal…

Death Angel makes it home in time for Christmas

Death Angel guitarist Rob Cavestany has just one wish for Christmas this…

John Butler returns to country life

Australian folk-rocker John Butler has never heard Thomas Wolfe’s quote with far-reaching…

Singer Helena Deland happy to be altogether unaccompanied

Montreal singer Helena Deland doesn’t subscribe to any “say yes” movements, but…

Instrumental CHON rocks with jazzy guitar

When guitarist Mario Camarena formed his prog rock combo CHON 10 years…

Rap-rocker nothing,nowhere back in spotlight after therapy for anxiety

Rap-rocker Joe Mulherin, better known as nothing, nowhere., knew it might rankle…

Alec Benjamin tells stories from his life

When 12-year-old “America’s Got Talent” hopeful Merrick Hanna was looking for a…